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CAIRO - 13 March 2022: Chairperson of the Ready-made Garments Export Council of Egypt (RMGEC) Marie Louis said the sector’s exports increased 54 percent percent to hit $204 million in January in 2022 compared to $132 million during the same period in 2021.
In a statement Sunday, the RMGEC chairperson said that the US led the importing countries from Egypt in terms of ready-made garments, as its imports rose by 57 percent, $123 million, in January 2022, compared to $78 million in January 2021.
Egyptian ready-made garments exports to Europe also increased 31 percent to hit $37 million in the above-mentioned period, compared to $28 million in the same period last year, Louis said.
Meanwhile, exports to Arab countries increased to 83 percent, reaching $25 million in January 2022, against $14 million previously, according to the RMGEC chairperson.
Louis confirmed the council will maintain efforts exerted to promote the exportation of ready-made clothes to different markets worldwide.